Zero-day vulnerability in ColdFusion

Directory traversal

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2013050801 - Directory traversal in Adobe ColdFusion

Vulnerable component: ColdFusion

CVE-ID: CVE-2013-3336

CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

CWE-ID: CWE-22 - Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

The weakness exists due to improper validation of the user-supplied input. A remote attacker can create specially crafted HTTP request containing "dot dot" sequences (/../) and view contents of arbitrary files on vulnerable system.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information and compromise vulnerable system.

Note: the vulnerability was being actively exploited.

Public Exploits: